After Harrowing Journey, Rohingya Hope for Peaceful Ramadan in Indonesia
The plight of the Rohingya came to the world’s attention last month amid images of desperate refugees drifting in Southeast Asian waters.
Myanmar Nationalists March Against Pressure Over Rohingya Boat People
Hostility toward Myanmar’s 1.3 million strong Rohingya minority has surged in recent years.
Rohingya Migrants Found Adrift in Thai Waters
The Rohingya Muslims were fleeing Myanmar, where they often face persecution.
Myanmar Collects Temporary ID Cards from Rohingya Muslims
A recent Amnesty International report says the situation for Rohingyas in Myanmar is deteriorating.
Scores March Against Voting Rights for Myanmar’s Rohingya
Many Rohingya Muslims are denied citizenship and face prejudice in the majority Buddhist Myanmar.
Rohingya Women, Children on Desperate Voyage
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing persecution in Burma.
Thousands of Rohingya Confined to Camps in Myanmar
They’re struggling to make a living two years after sectarian violence erupted in Rakhine state.
Rohingyas: No Place in the World, Part 2
In the second of a two-part series, our reporters explore the root cause of human trafficking through the story of the Rohingyas, a stateless Muslim minority living in Burma and Bangladesh.
Rohingyas: No Place in the World, Part 1
In the first of a two-part series, our reporters explore the root cause of human trafficking through the story of the Rohingyas, a stateless Muslim minority living in Burma and Bangladesh.
'We Have No Place to Go'
Rohingya Muslim refugees in Burma are bracing for a strong cyclone.
In Search of a Home
Nural Islam, a top Rohingya leader, says his people are persecuted in Myanmar, and are unwanted as refugees in Bangladesh and in Southeast Asian countries.
Resettling: Cultural Challenges
Thousands of miles from Myanmar, where they were born, a handful of the world's poorest and most desperate refugees, the Rohingya, start new lives in the U.S. Midwest.
2010, Experts Describe Repression
An academic and an activist describe Burma’s harsh treatment of the Rohingya. They also provide accounts of conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh.
A Long Simmering Crisis
Journey to Malaysia
A Rohingya refugee describes his journey to Malaysia in the aftermath of the June 2012 ethnic clashes in Burma’s Rakhine State.
Bangladesh 2012: Pushed Back at Sea
On June 18, about 130 Rohingyas, mostly young men, were sent back to sea from Bangladesh on nine open boats. They had been fed and given water by an army major, who said he was just following orders.
Thailand 2008: Sent Back Out to Sea
Denied citizenship in Burma, the Muslim Rohingya minority are a stateless people—and desperate enough for asylum to take their chances on the high seas. Photo courtesy of Thai Navy.